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11 Feb 2015


The Amesys case: the victims anxious to see tangible progress

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FIDH and LDH publish a report today on the major developments in the Amesys case. More than three years after filing a complaint against the French company, our organisations urge the courts to speed up their judicial investigations and take concrete steps to meet the Libyan victims’s need for justice. Everything should be done to conclude the investigative phase as quickly as possible…“We expect the French courts to act faster in this case which seeks to establish the criminal liability of a French company”, [said the] lawyer and Honorary President of LDH. This case was opened after FIDH and LDH filed a complaint in October 2011 against Amesys, a French company, for complicity in acts of torture by supplying the Gaddafi regime with the surveillance equipment needed for the repression of political opponents and the population as a whole...

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FIDH launches report urging French courts to speed up investigations into Amesys' alleged complicity in torture in Libya

Amesys lawsuit (re Libya)